Opuntia Cactus for Sale

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What is Opuntia Cactus

Opuntia fragilis, commonly known as Brittle Prickly Pear, is a cactus plant native to North America, known for its small, spiny appearance and cold-resistant ability. The spines of this cactus are typically sharp, with colors ranging from yellow to reddish-brown. Its flowers usually present a yellow hue, making it a very beautiful plant. The Brittle Prickly Pear is a highly cold-tolerant cactus, capable of surviving in low temperatures down to -34°C.

The Brittle Prickly Pear enjoys plenty of sunlight and well-drained soil, displaying strong drought tolerance, enabling it to grow in arid and high-temperature conditions.

Opuntia Cactus Key Details

Characteristic Details
Size Small cactus species, low-growing and clumping​​.
Primary Color The main body is likely green, with yellow-green colored flowers​.
Secondary Color Flowers may sometimes have a reddish base, spines are gray with brown tips​​.
Cold Hardiness 4-9
Light Requirement Information not available.
Growth Habit/Shape Prostrate to sprawling growth with somewhat flat or round and cylinder-like stem segments. Small pads growing close to the ground.
Special Features Known for its easily detached stem segments aiding in plant dispersal, and bright yellow flowers in summer. The plant has numerous minutely barbed glochids that can become stuck to the skin upon touch​​.

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20-25CM 1POT

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